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One of England's best! Premier Jazz Vocalist Claire Martin comes to L.A.

  • Granada Hills, CA 91344 (map)
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Claire Martin is a recognized world-class jazz vocalist

and she is here in a rare visit.

Mark Winkler and Cathy Segal-Garcia invite you to sign up for this exciting workshop!

Joining Claire is our incredible pianist JOSH NELSON!

This workshop will be held 7:30 to 10:30pm in Granada Hills, at Cathy Segal-Garcia's vocal studio. $70. Please reserve and pay deposit asap, space is limited!

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ALSO! PLEASE DO NOT POST THIS ON FACEBOOK! This is a private event, NOT for the Broad General Public. We thank you!


Each singer is invited to perform 1 or 2 songs (if time allows) one ballad and another of a contrasting feel. Looking at keys, counting in, feel, 2nd choruses, mic technique, diction and phrasing, stage craft, understanding form and intro's and outgo's. Claire will lead by what the singer needs.


Linn recording artist Claire Martin has established herself as a tour de force on the UK jazz scene. She has enjoyed worldwide critical acclaim and gained many awards, including winning eight British Jazz Awards, during a career which spans over three decades. In 2018 she was the proud recipient of the BASCA Gold Badge Award for her contribution to jazz and is nominated for Vocalist of the Year at the Parliamentary Jazz Awards 2019.

Claire became a professional singer at nineteen and two years later realized her dream of singing at Ronnie Scott’s legendary jazz club in Soho. Signed to the prestigious Glasgow based Linn Records in 1990, Claire has since released twenty albums with the label, collaborating with musical luminaries including Martin Taylor, John Martyn, Stéphane Grappelli, Kenny Barron, Sir Richard Rodney Bennett and Jim Mullen on many of these recordings.

Claire has performed worldwide with her trio and, until his death in 2012, worked extensively with the celebrated composer and pianist Sir Richard Rodney Bennett in a cabaret duo setting both in England and the US where they played to sell-out houses at venues including the prestigious Algonquin Hotel in New York City. Claire appears as a featured soloist with the Hallé, the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic, the RTÉ Concert Orchestra, the Royal Northern Sinfonia, the BBC Big Band and the BBC Concert Orchestra.

Claire co-presented BBC Radio 3’s flagship jazz program ‘Jazz Line-Up’ from 2000 to 2017 and interviewed many of her musical heroes such as Pat Metheny and the late Michael Brecker. Her 2009 recording A Modern Art prompted JazzTimes to claim: "She ranks among the four or five finest female jazz vocalists on the planet". At the Queen’s Birthday Honours in June 2011 Claire was delighted to be awarded an OBE for services to Jazz.

Claire is currently the jazz vocal coach at BRICTT (Brighton Institute for Contemporary Theatre Training) and has taught at The Royal Academy of Music, The Guildhall School of Music and Drama and is the co-artistic director of The South Coast Jazz Festival.

Earlier Event: October 16
Cathy goes to the U.K.!